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‘Renationalise!’ Urges RMT

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AS Southeastern rail franchise passes into public ownership this Sunday, the RMT transport union has revealed the true cost of private sector failure and...

GP fury at new Tory ‘name and shame’ regime

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THE TORY government turned its fire onto GPs yesterday provoking an angry response from the trade unions. Under new measures announced yesterday GPs will be...

College lecturers – ten more days of strike!

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NEW RESEARCH by ActionAid, Public Services International, and Education International warns that the International Monetary Fund’s demands to cut public sector employee costs undermine...

‘The worst public health response in UK history’ – No test & trace –...

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THE TORY government’s failure to do more to stop Covid spreading early on in the pandemic was one of the ‘worst public health failures’...

Tories agree C02 industry bailout! Unite wants to join talks with bosses

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WITH the prospect of industry being shut down in the wake of the energy and CO2 crisis, the Tory government has struck a deal...

Fresh Round Of College Strikes Begins

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THE FIRST day of a five-day strike yesterday marked an escalation in the college lecturers’ struggle with eleven colleges out on strike. At the College...

Kwarteng Accused Of ‘Making Up’ Aid For Industry Plan

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Treasury officials accused Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng of ‘making things up’ when he appeared on TV yesterday morning. With PM...

Chronic NHS Staff Shortages At Guy’s And St Thomas’

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CHRONIC staff shortages, concerns about patient safety and plunging morale at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust are the key findings of a...

‘Call general strike’ UCU CONEL chair Anglin tells mass rally of striking college lecturers!

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‘TRADE unions must call a general strike to kick out this Tory government,’ Chris Anglin, College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL)...

Johnson ignores the crisis & praises USA!

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‘IT WAS CAPITALISM that ensured we had vaccines in less than a year,’ Tory PM Johnson boasted in his closing speech at the Tory...

San Antonio Symphony Orchestra Strike

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SAN ANTONIO Symphony Orchestra musicians have called a strike after management imposed a binding new contract on them from September 13. The Texan San Antonio...

Patel: More Police Powers – Despite Sarah Everard’s Murder!

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‘WE HAVE delivered more powers to the police, including stop and search,’ Tory Home Secretary Priti Patel told the Tory conference in Manchester yesterday. This...

Workers ‘will pay for recovery’ says Sunak

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‘I HAVE to be blunt with you, our recovery comes with a cost,’ Chancellor Rishi Sunak told the Tory Party conference yesterday outlining his...

Johnson refuses to rule out raising taxation!

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PRIME Minister Boris Johnson yesterday refused to rebut his Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s warning in Saturday’s Daily Mail newspaper that ‘very real shortages’ can be...

MET POLICE SPYING BREACHED HUMAN RIGHTS! – says Investigatory Powers Tribunal

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AN activist who was deceived into a relationship with an undercover, spying police officer has won a tribunal case for breaches of her human...

PC Couzens will die behind bars – MP Harriet Harman calls for Met Commissioner...

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PC WAYNE Couzens, who kidnapped, raped and murdered Sarah Everard was sentenced yesterday to a ‘whole life order’, which means he will never be...

Starmer eager to work with the bosses and the military

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LABOUR Party leader Keir Starmer followed up his refusal to support the £15-an-hour motion carried by the conference on Monday by boasting in his...

Labour conference votes for £15-an-hour minimum wage. Bakers’ union disaffiliates from Labour over Starmer’s...

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THE BAKERS’ union (BFAWU), which was one of the first unions to fight to set up the Labour Party in 1902, disaffiliated from the...

College strikes

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‘WE ARE taking action as part of national co-ordinated action for a pay rise of at least 5%,' Julia Roberts, Lambeth University and College...

5,500 petrol stations run dry! Bad pay & conditions force truckers to quit!

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THE SPIRALLING cost of energy, combined with a lorry driver shortage and now panic buying, has resulted in 5,500 petrol stations across the country...

‘EXTEND PUBLIC OWNERSHIP’ – LP Conference rejects Starmer line

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A MOTION from the Communication Workers Union (CWU) and Unite was passed at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton yesterday calling for ‘extending public...

Workers hit by global gas hike – Unison warns of big shocks to come

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An unprecedented rise in the price of gas has sent shock waves through the UK energy market, forcing energy suppliers out of business, threatening...

FBU issued cladding warning eight years before the Grenfell Inferno!

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THE government did not act on advice from the London Fire Brigade (LFB) to issue ‘a warning to housing providers’ about the danger of...

1.5m face living in the dark and cold – As more energy companies go...

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NEARLY 1.5 million customers have been hit by energy firms collapsing under soaring gas prices. Avro Energy and Green ceased trading on Wednesday and their...

560 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa

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MORE than 560 Israeli settlers stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied Old City of East al-Quds under the protection of the regime’s forces...

Johnson ready to hand billions to bosses! – as unions refuse to demand nationalisation

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THE JOHNSON government is to pay out tens of millions of pounds to restart production of carbon dioxide at a key plant in the...

‘Smokescreen for NHS privatisation’ – Scrap the Health and Care Bill!

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THE government has been accused of using the pandemic as ‘a smokescreen’ to push through the Health and Care Bill which will open the...

A further half a million will be in fuel poverty! warns shadow business secretary...

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‘THERE is absolutely no question of the lights going out,’ Kwasi Kwarteng, Tory business secretary claimed yesterday He was making a statement after a number...

Consumers facing huge oil & gas price rises!

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THE TORY government claimed yesterday that there is no threat to the UK gas supplies, despite four energy privateers being widely tipped to go...

‘We need properly funded GP services!’ – says BMA’s petition to government

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MORE than 10,000 people have signed the BMA’s petition calling for the Westminster government to properly fund general practice and source more desperately-needed GPs. The...

Saudis systematically targetting Yemen’s water infrastructure

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WHILE a United Nations panel has found that the daily Saudi-led air raids on Yemen have caused more than 18,000 civilian casualties since 2015,...

‘Cold War mentality’ – China slams UK, US & Australia’s new imperialist alliance

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THE UK, US and Australia have announced a security pact in the Asia-Pacific, to step up their war against China. China’s embassy in Washington...

Tory split widens over £20 UC cut

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TORY PM Johnson faced splits in his ranks as Conservatives opposed the £20 a week cut to Universal Credit in a vote in Parliament...

Williamson & Jenrick Sacked

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GAVIN Williamson was the first to go in Tory PM Johnson’s reshuffle yesterday as he was sacked from his post as education secretary. Then...

Grenfell cladding companies ‘total neglect of safety’ – QC – ‘Flammable cladding must be...

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A BARRISTER for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire told the public inquiry that a ‘total neglect of safety’ was at the heart of...

Frontline workers demand ‘scrap Policing Bill’

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Over 660 frontline healthcare, community, social and education workers have called for the Policing Bill to be scrapped ahead of a key debate in...

Vaccines for 12-15s – boosters for 50+ says Johnson

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‘I WANT to set out our plan for Covid this winter and in many ways the situation we face is even more challenging than...

‘We refuse to become informants’ – Doctors, nurses and teachers oppose Police Bill

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DOCTORS, nurses and teachers have warned that the Police Bill will turn them into police informants. The Bill, to be debated in the House of...

NHS 50,000 Doctors Short!

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THE NHS is 50,000 doctors short new British Medical Association (BMA) re-search released yesterday has found. The number of doctors in England has fallen even...

Tories unleash savage cuts on South Western Railway – RMT launches week of action...

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TRANSPORT union the RMT is stepping up its campaign today against ‘swingeing cuts’ on South Western Railway which will unleash an attack on rail...

Students packed in like sardines–used as cash cows

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REPORTS have emerged of students, despite paying thousands of pounds in fees a year for their tuition, are forced to sit on the floor...

3,439 firefighters dead after the 9/11 clean up – Thousands more dying of asbestos...

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US FIREFIGHTERS are dying from asbestos-related diseases as a result of being sent in to clean up after the collapse of the Twin Towers...

Gambaccini ‘Coming For The BBC!’

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PAUL Gambaccini, the Radio 2 DJ, said he is ‘coming for the BBC’ after accusing the Corporation of being complicit in the child abuse...

Met Commissioner Dick given 2-year extension – ‘Kick Dick out! Disband the police!’

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THE TORY government have offered the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Cressida Dick, a two-year extension to her term in office with campaigners for justice furious...

Tax hike for workers while rich pay zero! – 1.25% NI hike bulldozed through...

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A VOTE took place last night, fast tracking the Johnson government’s 1.25% hike on National Insurance to pay for social care announced only on...